Re: 3ware discontinuing the Escalade Series

From: Joel Jaeggli (
Date: Mon Oct 08 2001 - 13:38:15 EST

possible, but was kinda a compelling equation for us, the most recent
generation of our network attached storge for grants I work on was 1.8TB
(24 drives after you subtract loseing about 1/8 to parity disks and the
three hot spares) for less than $8000(for the whole machine) using the
100GB maxtor 536dx's.

if I have to do it again with scsi, using 73GB u160 disks, it'll cost me
something like $24,000 just for the disk (using the same assumptions as
with the ide setup we get 32 drives) which is kinda out of my price range.

It cost more than $8K for the hp tape robot that provides us with


 On Mon, 8
Oct 2001, Mike Panetta wrote:

> Maybe IDE RAID was never ment to be? ;-|
> Mike
> On Fri, Oct 05, 2001 at 10:21:28AM -0700, Joel Jaeggli wrote:
> > Seems like everytime you find something nice they go and discontinue it...
> >
> > joelja
> >

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